University of California, Riverside

Architects & Engineers

Batchelor Hall Renovation



Renovate 110,091 square feet facility built in 1960 due to building systems anticipated end of life, and desire to support research. Project proposes:
  • Replace heating, ventilation, and air condition system due to inefficiency, and compromised air quality
  • Upgrade electrical service to 480/277 in order to allow higher intensity research equipment
  • Upgrade/replace plumbing systems due to condition, and inadequate water treatment
  • Upgrade fire life safety system (fire alarm) due to none code compliance
  • Reconfigure laboratory space to improve research space usage and efficiency, work will be phased to limit user impact, and funding availability

Classification of work
  • Heating and cooling systems
  • Ventilation systems
  • Energy management systems
  • Primary and emergency electrical systems
  • Fire alarm and protection systems
  • De-ionized water and reverse osmosis systems
  • Hazardous materials abatement
  • Reconfiguration of research and laboratory and related spaces

 Current Activity:

  • Preparing CM at Risk Prequalifications Documents 
  • Finalizing Fire Marshal comments on Corridor Equipment Storage 
  • Re-mobilizing design team following Interior Project Approval

Next Steps:

  • Issue CMAR Prequalification Advertisement


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University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

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